KSTA's Mission and Purpose

KSTA's MISSION is to promote and support effective and innovative science education throughout Kentucky.

The PURPOSE of KSTA is to:

  • assist science educators implementing the Kentucky Core Content for Science.
  • serve as an advocate for the science teaching community.
  • sponsor statewide and regional meetings.
  • assist with program planning in science.
  • promote the science interests and talents of Kentucky students.
  • aid science teachers in the improvement of science instruction.
  • assist with the exchange of ideas among science teachers.
  • provide opportunities for professional growth for teachers.
  • unify efforts of persons and groups interested in science in Kentucky.
  • survey opinions of Kentucky science teachers.
  • take affirmative actions on issues affecting Kentucky science teachers.
  • promote research in science education.